How Do I Use a Flip?
How Can I Use a Flip in the Classroom?
FLIP cameras are small handheld video cameras that can record up to 120 minutes worth of video.
They connect to your computer with a USB plug. that “flips” out from the side of the camera.
2.Record Science Experiments
3.Take on Field Trips
4.Record students creating a project/writing or figuring out a problem and have them explain what they are seeing or doing.
5.Interview fellow classmates
6.Record your classroom newsletter
7.Record information/celebrations for parents to see via website.
8.Record key parts of your lesson.
9.Attach camera to objects to get different Points of View.
10.Make a paperslide video!
How Do I Share the Videos?
1.Publish them on your classroom website or blog
2.E-Mail to parents
3.Play the videos back in class as presentations or to review key learning experiences
4.Add them to student portfolios
Students or parents say they can't open your video?
Convert the video to a different format.
.wmv is a good format to try
Prism Video Converter:
Sources: http://www.robinstechtips.com/?p=373, http://www.wbrschools.net/technology/summer2009/Movie%20Making/Using%20FLIP%20Cameras%20in%20Your%20Classroomx.pdf